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Organizational Behavior – Prof. Keon Hyung Lee

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Title Organizational Behavior
Field of Study Business
Type Academic course
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule
Course code BUS3003
Course number
Description

The course is an introduction to the interaction between people, structure, and environment. The course provides a micro-level analysis of behavior of individuals and groups within their organizations, and the influence of the environment on behavior patterns. This course focuses on the application of behavioral science theory and concepts to individual, interpersonal and group processes in a diverse work force. Understanding human behavior at work is an essential aspect of successful management. This course focuses on improving productivity, quality, and assisting managers to design more positive organizations.

Objective At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Describe how personality, emotions, values, attitudes and perception influence behavior in organizations 2. Explain the role that leadership plays in group dynamics 3. Apply theories and concepts of motivation to develop strategies for improving work performance and organizational effectiveness 4. Discuss approaches for building teamwork and community among employees 5. Demonstrate an understanding of successful methods for conflict resolution
Preparations Stephen P. Robbins and Timothy A. Judge. (2018) Essentials of Organizational Behavior, 14th edition, Pearson Publishing (ISBN: 978-0134639598)
Materials Organizational Behavior Syllabus_HISS 2020.doc
Evaluation
Participation
10%
Assignment
10%
Midterm exam
40%
Final exam
40%
Last Updated January 23, 2020
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